Report: Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till Headlines UFC Fight Night Dublin

A middleweight division attraction is set to headline UFC Fight Night Dublin as #1 Robert Whittaker faces #5 Darren Till.

Brett Okamoto of ESPN first reported the main event encounter.

Whittaker (20-5-0) is competing for the first time since losing the UFC Middleweight Title to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243. Whittaker first won the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 213 and he defended the gold once before losing it. Whittaker is headlining a Fight Night card for the first time in over three years, with his last such appearance coming at UFC Fight Night 101 in November of 2016.

Till (18-2-1) has been undefeated since moving up to middleweight, having defeated Kelvin Gastelum by split decision at UFC 244. Till has previously challenged for the UFC Welterweight Title, losing to then champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 228. Till has picked up eighteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and ten of them came by way of KO/TKO.

UFC Fight Night Dublin takes place on Saturday, August 15 from the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland with Robert Whittaker and Darren Till headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.

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